DWWA judge profile: Paulo Brammer

Paulo Brammer is a judge at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Paulo Brammer

Starting his wine career seventeen years ago in London, Paulo Brammer became head sommelier for the three Michelin-starred Pourcel brothers in 2005.

In 2008, he was appointed group wine buyer at ETM Group, where he designed the wine lists for ten very different sites and also travelled to the Languedoc each year to blend ETM Group’s house wines.

At ETM Group he was awarded Best Group Drinks Offer by Harpers Magazine, nominated Pub Personality of the Year by Imbibe Awards and Best UK Bar and Pub Group by Caterer Magazine.

Since 2013, Brammer has run a wine and spirits academy, Eno Cultura, in Latin America.  It provides and certifies WSET Levels 1, 2, 3 and Diploma, the French Wine Scholar course as well as bespoke masterclasses, and offers consultancy services both in the UK and Brazil. Eno Cultura was awarded Educator of the Year 2017 by WSET Global and FWS Provider of the Year 2019 by Wine Scholar Guild.

In 2019, Paulo was included in the Future 50 list.  Complied by WSET Global and IWSC, it identifies 50 of the global drinks industry´s up and coming talent.

Brammer was first a DWWA judge in 2012.

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